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Coach Magee Nearing Another Milestone: Philadelphia Inquirer

With PhilaU men’s basketball coach Herb Magee about to hit another career milestone, the Rams start the season with high expectations, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Nov. 21. The Hall-of-Fame coach, with 985 career wins, is on target to win his …

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Fashion Faculty Jay McCarroll Makes Fashion Stop in Carlisle: The Sentinel

Fashion design faculty member Jay McCarroll, winner of the first season of Project Runway, presented his collection at a boutique in Carlisle, Pa., Nov. 21, The Sentinel reported Nov. 21. McCarroll teaches fashion design at his alma mater PhilaU and …

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PhilaU Contributes to Making City An Innovation Hub: Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia University is helping to drive a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Philadelphia region, former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge and U.S. Assistant Secretary for Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams wrote in the Nov. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer. PhilaU’s …

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Coach Magee Is Longest-Serving Philly Coach: Philadelphia Inquirer

Men’s basketball Coach Herb Magee is the longest-serving of Philadelphia’s top basketball coaches, Mike Jensen notes in the Nov. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer. After detailing the longevity of the city’s six top DI coaches (averaging 11.3 years at their institutions), Jensen …

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Coach Magee On Track to Win His 1,000th Game: Bloomberg News

Bloomberg News gave a shout-out to men’s basketball coach and Hall-of-Famer Herb Magee on Nov. 14, who is on target to reach his 1,000th career win this season.

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Industrial Design Student Building Batsuit: Philadelphia Magazine

Industrial design student Jackson Gordon┬áplans to build a Batman batsuit and has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the protective suit, Philadelphia magazine reported Nov. 12. Gordon says he needs the funds for 3-D printing, mold-making and pricey fabrics, the …

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Men’s Basketball Coach Magee On March To 1,000 Wins: KYW Newsradio

PhilaU men’s basketball coach and Hall of Famer Herb Magee is on a march to 1,000 wins this season, KYW Newsradio reported Nov. 12. Magee, the NCAA’s winningest coach at 985 wins, helms a team ranked in pre-season polls with …

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Rams Lose to LaSalle in Final Exhibition Game: Philadelphia Inquirer

Following a strong pre-season showing, the PhilaU men’s basketball team lost its final exhibition game to LaSalle 79-61, ┬áThe Philadelphia Inquirer reported Nov. 11. Rams guard Nick Schlitzer had 16 points.

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Kevin O’Brien, Former Faculty Member, Excels In Textiles: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Acclaimed textile designer Kevin O’Brien, a former faculty member, has built a successful design studio focused on hand-dyed and -printed pillows, rugs, bedding and scarves carried by such stores as Neiman Marcus and Anthrolopologie, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Nov. 9.

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PhilaU Hosts Prominent Speakers for Law and Service Day: Roxborough Review

Prominent speakers in law and government addressed students, faculty and others at PhilaU’s first Law and Service Day on Nov. 8, The Roxborough Review reported Nov. 10.

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